Be You. Be an OL. Leave Your Mark.

Falcons, want to help make a difference for incoming students? Consider becoming an Orientation Leader (OL)! The Orientation Team values the leadership development of all students. We know that students who are involved on campus are more likely to succeed academically and graduate. We offer rewarding employment experiences that connect you to the UWRF community and help you build skills for your future. 

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What's an OL?

OLs exist to help welcome all students during New, Transfer and Adult Student Orientation. They play a vital role in helping new students and their families transition to UWRF by providing support and information about campus programs. As an OL, you'll have the potential to leave your mark on new students and get them excited about becoming #TheNextFalcon. You'll also have the opportunity to build your own leadership, communication and critical-thinking skills, all while having fun and making lasting memories. 

So, what will I do?

As an OL, you'll work with new students and their families during our Orientation events. You'll assist students with registering for classes, connect them with other students and make them feel right at home here at UWRF. You'll also have the opportunity to lead a team of students, participate with them in orientation games and activities and spread your Falcon spirit! 

Applications to be an OL are now open on Handshake. 

The application process consists of three stages: application, interview and final offer. Explore below to learn more about the application process. 

Questions? Contact the Orientation Team at

Interested students must complete an application. Online applications will be available beginning Monday, January 23 and close Friday, March 3 at 11:59 p.m. CST. Decisions about who will move to stage two will be emailed by Monday, March 6. 

Click the Orientation Leader Recruitment Application Form to apply. 

An interview will allow applicants to think about their values and discuss situations they may encounter as an OL. Interviews will take place Monday, March 6 through Friday, March 10. Applicants selected for an interview will received an email with time and location details by Monday, March 6. 

Final offers will be sent after interviews are completed. Applicants will be notified via their UWRF email and must accept or decline the offer by Friday, March 10 at 4:30 p.m. CST to be considered for an OL position.